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A 25-year-old man was arrested on April 2 for allegedly shooting another man on Avenue W — but not before he showed an unapprehended accomplice how to pull the trigger.
The victim told police that he, the suspect and another man were arguing between Nostrand Avenue and Batchelder Street at 9:20 pm when the suspect drew a revolver and handed it to his friend.
The other suspect placed tow rounds into the gun as his tutor explained how to use the weapon, but then he grabbed the gun, pulled back the hammer, and shot the victim in the abdomen, police said.
Police arrested a 38-year-old man for allegedly threatening another man with a knife inside of an Avenue U restaurant on April 19.
The victim told police that he was inside the kitchen of the eatery between E. Eighth and E. Ninth streets at 3:30 pm when the suspect drew a knife and waved it at him.
A 39-year-old man was arrested for driving drunk on Emmons Avenue on April 22.
The arresting officer said he observed the man inside a 2008 Chevy Malibu near Bedford Avenue at 2:10 am, when he noticed the man exhibiting the telltale signs of intoxication: red, watery eyes, an alcoholic odor, and an unsteady gait. After tests were conducted, it was determined that the man’s blood alcohol content was well over the legal limit.
A 30-year-old man was arrested for beating another man on E. 10th Street on April 19.
The victim told police that he was between Avenue P and Quentin Road at 5 pm when the suspect began throwing some punches and kicks his way. Eventually, the victim fell to the ground, where the suspect continued to shower him with kicks to his ribs, cops said.
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